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Cold Case Homicide

Name: Mary Jane Tucker/Margaret Grubbs Locke 
Discovery Date: 1/14/1978 
Case Description

W/F, age 28 (12/9/49) and W/F, age 34, (11/2/42). The victims were found deceased in the front yard of their residence in Wahneta on January 14, 1978. The medical examiner ruled both deaths as homicides with the cause of death being blunt force trauma to the back of the head. A bloody bat was located approximately 100 feet from the victims' residence.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at (863) 298-6379,
or send an email to coldcase@polksheriff.org.